Karen Harned

Executive Director, National Federation of Independent Business Legal Center
Karen Harned

Karen R. Harned serves as executive director of the NFIB Small Business Legal Center. Harned has strong experience fighting for small business. As an associate at Olsson, Frank, and Weeda, P.C., she specialized in food and drug law and represented several small businesses and their trade associations before Congress and federal agencies. She also worked as an assistant press secretary for U.S. Sen. Don Nickles, Okla.

  • B.A., University of Oklahoma, 1989
  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 1995

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Publications and Multimedia
EPA, Climate Change, & the Supreme Court
Short video featuring Karen Harned
February 16, 2016
Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 2-11-16 featuring Karen Harned
February 11, 2016
On Again, Off Again - Class Actions and Donning and Doffing: Tysons v. Bouaphakeo - Podcast
Labor & Employment Law Practice Group Podcast
November 17, 2015
Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 12-18-14 featuring Karen Harned
December 18, 2014
The Minimum Wage - Event Video
2014 National Lawyers Convention
November 14, 2014
Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast10-27-14 - featuring Karen Harned
October 27, 2014
Employee Security Screening: The Supreme Court to Decide Who Pays - Podcast
Labor & Employment Law Practice Group Podcast
October 27, 2014
Who Determines Agency Jurisdiction?: City of Arlington v. FCC - Podcast
Administrative Law & Regulation Practice Group Podcast
February 25, 2013
Florida Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare: It All Comes Down to Broccoli
Engage Volume 12, Issue 3, November 2011
January 11, 2012
Resurrect Rule 11
March 20, 2008